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Immigration – Asylum seeker – Asylum support – Reduction of asylum support. Court of Session: In judicial review proceedings in which two single parent asylum seekers challenged changes in asylum support which reduced the amount of asylum support payable in respect of them and their dependent children, the court held that the Secretary of State had not used flawed methodology in arriving at the new rate of asylum support, the decision to reduce and 'flat-line' previously tiered rates of asylum support was not unlawful, there was no unlawful discrimination on any of the bases the petitioners contended for, and no breach of the public sector equality duty in the Equality Act 2010.

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